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Software and Community in the Early 21st Century


Published 2006


Eben Moglen's keynote address, titled "Software and Community in the Early 21st Century" presented at Plone Conference 2006 on October 25, 2006 in Seattle, WA.

In this inspiring lecture, Professor Moglen weaves together the industrial revolution, the knowledge economy, the free software movement, the One Laptop Per Child project and the long struggle for human dignity and equality.

Eben Moglen is Chairman of the Software Freedom Law Center, Professor of Law and Legal History at Columbia University Law School, and General Counsel of the Free Software Foundation.
MP3 and Ogg (audio only) versions of this talk are also available. Click on the FTP or HTTP "all files" links at left.


Run time 65 minutes
Producer ONE/Northwest & The Plone Community
Production Company Versant Media
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English
Contact Information For more information about Plone contact the Plone Foundation, http://www.plone.org. For more information about the Software Freedom Law Center, see http://www.softwarefreedom.org

Reviews

Reviewer: Karl Horak - - July 18, 2007
Subject: Motivating and energizing
Must see for anyone in the open-source community. Eben draws together threads from software development, One Laptop Per Child, and recent COS software releases to provide an uplifting perspective on the future of open source development. If you are an open source developer and your energy is flagging, this video will pick you up again and keep you going forward.
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